Sr. Interface Programmer/Systems Analyst

Position: Sr. Interface Programmer/Systems Analyst

Job ID: 146515

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Clinical & Research Data Suppt

Talent Area: Information Services

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years. Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at      


We are searching for a Sr. Interface Programmer/System Analyst – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will design, code, implement and maintain intersystem communications utilizing interface engine strategies based on Health Level Seven (HL7) interface standards in the organization’s Integrated Delivery Systems environment.


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Responsibilities :

  • Provides technical consultation and guidance for application system decisions relating to intersystem communication



  • Establishes data source and verifies data content with application users, technical teams and vendors



  • Conducts interface testing



  • Develops interface reference materials



  • Works independently to maintain system interfaces as delegated



  • Develops and maintains interface project plans and coordinates task with application project managers




  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Science or Math required



  • Experience with Rhapsody and Epic Bridges highly preferred



  • 3 years of HL7/X12 protocol experience required



  • 5 years of interface development experience required



  • Project management/leadership experience preferred



  • Systems programming background - i.e. UNIX, NT



  • Data communications background - i.e. TCP/IP, RS232




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